Patience pays off for 5-year-old New Yorker Julian Graham, who got an up-close view of a vibrant butterfly while visiting the “Butterflies Live” exhibition with his family at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden last Saturday. The exhibit runs until Oct. 10.
Richmond’s tradition of public art is colorfully displayed on this building at 1602-A S. Lom- bardy St. in The Fan. Richmond increasingly incorporates public art on buildings, sidewalks, parks and playgrounds as a backdrop to the city’s diversity, energy and spirit.
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden water lilies
The Richmond International Dragon Boat Festival was on again, Aug. 6 after a two-year absence due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Participants competed on the James River in front of The Boathouse at Rocketts Landing.
Hundreds of supporters turned out to watch the event hosted by Sports Backers and Great White North.
Jamesha Worthington grabs the flag from Tiana Fuller during open tryouts for the 804 Mafia Flag Football team at Randolph Community Center Park last Saturday. Owner Sha MaClin started the new team to help her Richmond Black Widows teammates stay in shape during the offseason.
During the tryouts, several contenders displayed their catching and throwing skills, above, while keeping their eyes on the pigskin.